Articles Tagged with earthquake

Mount Everest Drastically Moved During Recent Nepal Earthquake? [Video]

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Every year, mountain climbers brave the heights of Mount Everest, the tallest peak in the world. Unfortunately, a large number of would-be Mount Everest conquerors lost their lives during the recent earthquake that hit Nepal, resulting in sudden, deadly avalanches. The astronomical earthquake that hit Nepal earlier this year on April 25, measuring a whopping… Read more »

Malaysian Minister Has Blamed Tourists Who Stripped Atop Mountain For Causing Earthquake – Streakers Prohibited From Leaving Country [Video]

Malaysian Minister Has Blamed Tourists Who Stripped Atop Mountain For Causing Earthquake

A Malaysian minster has squarely blamed a group of western tourists who stripped naked atop Mount Kinabalu last month, for the earthquake that devastated the region a little while later. Deputy Chief Minister of Sabah, Tan Sri Joseph Pairin Kitingan, has blamed the recent earthquake that rocked Malaysia and killed 13 people, besides causing damage… Read more »

‘San Andreas’ Earthquake Scare Boosts Disaster Kit Sales

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The box-office hit movie, San Andreas, has apparently caused earthquake awareness to skyrocket! That substantial increase in awareness has actually worked out very well for EarthquakeStore.com, an online provider of earthquake supplies and disaster kits. According to TMZ, the company has generated $100,000 in sales from disaster kits alone in the past two weeks —… Read more »

7.4 Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Nepal

Nepal Struck by Earthquake Again

Nepal has been hit with another devastating earthquake. The USGS is reporting that a quake with a magnitude of 7.4 has struck 50 miles east of Kathmandu. Please stay in open field, help us make free road, do not make phone nw busy. SMS is suggested. — Nepal Police (@NepalPoliceHQ) May 12, 2015 This earthquake… Read more »

Nepal Earthquake: Rescued Survivor Says He Drank Urine To Stay Alive

Rishi Khanal, rescud 80 hours after Nepal Earthquake drank own urine to survive

A man rescued nearly 80 hours after the Nepal earthquake told reporters that he drank urine to stay alive during his ordeal. Twenty eight year old Rishi Khanal was rescued by a joint French-Nepali Rescue team from a collapsed apartment block in Kathmandu following the Nepal earthquake, reports Chron. Rishi, who was trapped in a… Read more »

Eight Earthquakes In 24 Hours Rock Southern Oregon

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The U.S. Geological Survey reported that a series of eight earthquakes shook Oregon’s southern border Wednesday night and Thursday morning. Ranging in magnitude from 2.5 to 4.5, the earthquakes were centered in rural Nevada, between 41 and 48 miles east-southeast of the small town of Lakeview, Oregon – and started right after 6 p.m. P.S.T…. Read more »

Nine Earthquakes Rattle North Texas Within A 24-Hour Period

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Nine earthquakes ranging in magnitude from 1.6 to 3.6 rattled North Texas in less than 24 hours late Tuesday and early Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the temblors in the Dallas suburb of Irving. And according to NBC, as of 5:30 a.m. Wednesday, there were no damages reported. 7:37 a.m. The first earthquake, measuring… Read more »

New Year’s Day Earthquake Shakes Up Northern California

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A magnitude 5.1 earthquake shook up Northern California only hours ago. According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the earthquake’s epicenter was just off the coast of Northern California, approximately 70 miles west of Ferndale. Despite the size of the quake, no tsunami warning was issued by the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center. According to Ferndale police,… Read more »

Day Of Quakes: Costa Rica, Panama, And Guatemala Affected

Earthquakes were felt in Costa Rica, Panama and Guatemala on Saturday.

Earthquakes shook through Costa Rica, Panama, and Guatemala throughout Saturday. Costa Rica suffered from a magnitude 6 earthquake earlier in the day. The epicenter was 40 miles (65 kilometers) south of the Laurel community in Puntarenas province by the Panamanian border. Felt strongly on the pacific coast of Costa Rica, witnesses told CSEM/EMSC that the… Read more »

Costa Rica Shaken By 4.3 Magnitude Earthquake

After dealing with volcanic eruption all week, Costa Rica now plagued by earthquakes.

Costa Rica was hit by a 4.3 magnitude earthquake on Saturday morning at 1:23 a.m., only hours after the first earthquake, 4.2 magnitude, interrupted Halloween celebrations across the country. The shaking continued, at various strengths, until nearly 6 a.m. The earthquakes prevented many residents of Costa Rica from sleeping and pre-empted All Saints Day, a… Read more »

A Small Earthquake Struck Las Vegas This Morning

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It’s time to build a new mega-casino in Vegas: The Tremor! A small (3.6 on the Richter Scale) earthquake was felt in Las Vegas early this morning. The Las Vegas earthquake struck at 3:11 A.M. local time this morning, according to The Arizona Republic. The earthquake’s epicenter was about 24 miles from Las Vegas, but… Read more »

6.0 Earthquake Rocks San Francisco Bay Area [Breaking]

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A magnitude 6.0 earthquake hit the greater San Francisco Bay Area overnight on Saturday, according to the San Francisco Chronicle. The earthquake, which hit near American Canyon in Napa County at 3:20 a.m., was only about 40 miles northeast of San Francisco. Nearby cities include that felt the earthquake included Napa and Sonoma, renowned for… Read more »

Earthquake In Ecuador Kills 2 Near Equator

2 dead, 8 injured in Quito Ecuador

A moderately sized earthquake rumbled Quito, Ecuador yesterday, leaving at least two dead and eight injured. At 2:58 pm, as the United States Geological Survey (USGS) reports, the ground trembled for just under a minute, causing buildings to sway and rattle as the 5.1 quake caused mudslides and dust clouds. Centered 14 miles northeast of… Read more »